In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Forbidden Broadway pokes, teases and lampoons anything Broadway has to offer- but always with love. This canon of witty and often times brilliant parodies is a time capsule of the American Theatre. Journey through more than 20 Broadway shows and spend the evening with Carol Channing, Julie Andrews, Ethel Merman, not to mention the casts of "The Lion King," "Wicked," "Mamma Mia," "Hairspray" and so many more in this entertaining tribute to some of Broadway's greatest shows and stars!
The District Theatre Main Stage
Indy's own Brenda Williams headlines a group of Indy's finest musicians in a high energy concert series celebrating America's great Rhythm and Blues tradition. Wait ‘til you hear the horn section with the rhythm section keeping things tight and right!!
The play examines 80 years of history along historic Indiana Avenue, from bebop to hip-hop, fashion and the businesses that shaped the community.
It also tells IUPUI history through scenes portraying IUPUI's founding, the struggle and the price it actually cost to have this establishment exist today.
The play includes a re-creation of a radio interview with former Indianapolis Mayor Richard Lugar and much more.
Start your First Friday and Pride Weekend early...
Emily Asher‘s Garden Party Quartet direct from NYC brings a fast paced Lunch Time set of the music from Indy, Hoagy Carmichael's Songbook and up-tempo Swing.
Asher leads with her tenacious trombone and sweet vocals, Mike Davis adds his virtuosic trumpet playing, Rob Adkins keeps things right with his swinging bass lines and Adam Moezinia has it humming with his Juilliard-honed guitar mastery.
The Circle City Tap Company presents "Taps on the Town," a showcase of new choreography! Get the chance to hear from each choreographer and learn a little bit more about the inspiration behind each piece and then ask the cast and choreographers questions about the choreography in a short talkback after the show
For the past 10 years, Kenyettȧ Dance Company has used movement and a stage to discuss local, even world events. Through their bodies, its dancers have engaged audiences in conversations about racism, domestic violence, infidelity, homelessness, bullying and promiscuity.
Join KDC and our special featured guest artists and collaborators for this “unlike any other” presentation.
Sara Leah Miller is an artist from Cincinnati, Ohio. She studied art at Greenville University in Illinois.
Diagnosed with relapsing/remitting MS in 2004, she found over time that working with felt helped maintain the coordination and strength in her hands, which were often affected. What began as a hobby organically grew into a form of therapy for her MS and then into a creative passion.
Debbie Nelson & In Full Transition are the winners of the 2018 Naptown Blues Challenge, which presented an opportunity for the band to perform at The International Blues Challenge on Beale Street Memphis, TN. They are a high energy group that performs a plethora of blues and R&B sounds from age-old favorites to contemporary as well as their own original music.
I Got Rhythm, Summertime , S’Wonderful, Embraceable You...….and so many more….Brothers George and Ira Gershwin teamed up to compose songs you know and love. Songs that endure. Timeless music from The Great American Songbook.
Indy’s own Brenda Williams leads an all-star cast, including special guest Everett Greene, of a program exploring the songs and stories of these brothers and the music they composed.
Emmy-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr. is Pulitzer-winning author Ray Bradbury in an exuberant tribute authorized by the Ray Bradbury Estate. With large-screen video and an original score, Ray Bradbury Live (forever) whirls through worlds fantastic, from Mars to the Cretaceous, including excerpts from classic Bradbury works.